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Apple Releases iOS 9.0.1 With Security Patches


Apple released iOS 9.0.1 just under an hour ago for all compatible iDevices with the following release notes: This update contains bug fixes including: – Fixes an issue where some users could not complete setup assistant after updating – Fixes … Continue reading

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Confused About The Shellshock Bug? Here Is A Simple Explanation


If you’ve read my post about the security bug in Bash called Shellshock, or heard about it somewhere else but didn’t quite understand what it does, here is a short, simple video explaining it:

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Apple: Most OS X Users Safe from ‘Bash’ Security Flaw, Software Update Coming Soon


Yesterday, it was revealed that security researchers from Red Hat uncovered a major exploit in the “Bash” command shell found in OS X and Linux. Named “Shellshock” by security experts, the exploit allows hackers to gain access to web connected … Continue reading

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UPDATE TO iOS 7.0.6 IMMEDIATELY!!!!!!!!


Yesterday, Apple pushed iOS 7.0.6/6.1.6 as a security update for SSL/TLS but gave no details. We learned that HTTPS hasn’t protected users’ credentials and privacy for around a year.  Don’t use your iOS device if it’s not updated to iOS … Continue reading

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How Did Apple Miss This?


The iPhone has a fingerprint scanner now. Great. It will make your iPhone more convenient (or a pain in the ass) to unlock. But unlocking is sort of beside the point when it comes theft. The truth is, Apple didn’t … Continue reading

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Apple Credits Evad3rs on Four Security Fixes in iOS 6.1.3


Apple has acknowledged the evad3rs for discovery of four of the six security issues fixed in iOS 6.1.3, notes MuscleNerd. Apple gives hat tip to @evad3rs for 4 of the 6 security fixes in 6.1.3 🙂 http://is.gd/nfspim dyld Available for: … Continue reading

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GREAT NEWS!!


Apple seeded iOS 5.0.1 to developers as a fix for the smart cover security flaw we wrote about a few posts ago. Fortunately, this updated firmware comes with another fix up its sleeve. The battery drain issue has also been … Continue reading

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